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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 red chillies, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 1/2 capsicum, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 small bunch parsley, leaves chopped
  • Ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

  2. Add chillies, garlic, onion and capsicum. Cook, stirring frequently, until soft and translucent.

  3. Add the cumin and paprika. Stir for a further minute.

  4. Add the tomatoes, sugar and salt. Simmer for 10 mins until the sauce thickens.

  5. Carefully crack the eggs into the sauce, spacing them evenly apart. Partially cover with a lid and simmer for a further 5mins or until the eggs are cooked to your liking.

  6. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with parsley and season with salt and pepper.